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Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Centers

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  San Francisco PADRECC
Parkinson's Disease Seminars   Group of doctors discussing a case
Please visit our Veteran's page for links to our past Parkinson's Disease Seminars.

VA providers: find PADRECC on VAPulse - listed are our education materials, videos, and upcoming webinars.
National Resources  

Click here to see national PADRECC resources for professionals.

Includes schedule of upcoming Movement Disorders Series audio presentations, professional education resources, national PADRECC newsletters, clinical tools and a link for free patient information materials.

SCAN-ECHO – VA provider to provider education: Deep Brain Stimulation Case Studies  

VA providers interested in San Francisco PADRECC’s Scan-Echo, can call direct to program manager, Shawn Green 1-415-221-4810 x24485 or nurse practitioner, Annie Li Wong, at the Parkinson’s Center (415) 379-5530 for upcoming schedule.  Provider to provider group sessions are 60-90 minutes, discussing topics such as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) patient selection, tailoring the target based on symptomatology, DBS programming stratgems, and case studies; and Parkinson's Non-Motor Symptoms: evaluation and care. 

Scan-Echo is the acronym for Specialty Care Access Network–Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes. It represents an extension of VA video health care beyond treating individual patients. VA Scan-Echo’s goal is to generate expertise across practices and extend specialty care to those who need it.

VA videoteleconferencing (Vtel) system allows attendees to see each other and communicate live as if ‘rounding’ in a single location. The program goal is to offer high-quality clinical experience for VA clinicians who wish to increase their expertise in Deep Brain Stimulation patient management and the care of Non-Motor Symptoms The sessions are designed to discuss clinical management strategies for implanted DBS patients.

Please join us, you are very welcome.